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Damariscotta River, Maine
Sea Bass Tartare
Black Truffle Carpaccio, Fennel Pollen Crostini
Lemon, Garlic & Herb Baste, Roasted Potato, Vidalia Onion, Radish
Great food and service.
The food, service, and experience were fabulous. The only complaint I have is the music. It was a little too drony, or club sounding for the romantic atmosphere I was looking for.
Everything was great!
The outstanding food and service more than compensate for the slightly crowded and noisy dining area, which is usually the case for big city restaurants.
The salt encrusted branzino was delicious and the deboning presentation was impressive and entertaining. Local raw oysters were plump and juicy, a perfect start to the meal. The garlic bread was a treat as well.
We will definitely return.
One of the absolute best restaurants in Boston!
Outstanding food, wine and service
One of the best meals I have ever had! I look forward to next time.
Bar service was wonderful! Dinner, @ $300 for two, was very rushed. We were told the paella would take 45 minutes to prepare, which was fine, because we ordered 2 first courses and wine. The dinner arrived in 15 minutes, barely enough time to finish our first courses. The food is really good and the atmosphere is nice, which leads you to assume the pace of service would be more in line with fine dining. Overall a decent experience. I’ll know next time not to order the main course until after the first course is cleared.
Amazing dinner - service inconsistent.
Vacation in Boston
My husband and I dined here for the first time for our anniversary. I reserved bar seats and added a note of preference for seating. Upon arrival, my request was received, and from there on everything was outstanding! The bartender Chris was very nice, professional, and informative about the food, the restaurant, and was honest about his limits. He referred us to the sommelier when picking a wine, which was great. The food was fresh, creative, delicious and beautifully plated. We were delighted with a surprise chocolate dessert which completed a memorable experience. We will definitely be going back and recommending Ostra to friends.
Food was absolutely amazing!
Excellent fresh seafood. Good selection of quality wines and spirits. Friendly and efficient waitstaff. A great experience!
Amazing meal and service!
Great service. The staff really made the food experience. Seafood lovers restaurant.
Good was outstanding and aervice was excellent
Terrific experience with friends during Thanksgiving weekend. Our food came out promptly due to our timing for our concert.
The fish was perfect-light and with nice butter sauce.
The portions are petite on the first plates and dessert but otherwise perfectly created.
Post flight, was very good despite being tired
Service was fair. Had way better service at Minstral. Most of the Food was good. The $120 lobster could’ve been better. We had better in the Bahamas. I was expecting melt in your mouth.
Es muy buenito! Las comidas muy bien.
Everything was amazing!
Fantastic venue with excellent food. A most go to place
Always great good and great service. A great place for a special occasion.
We had a lovely time. The food was superbe, very expensive, but one of a kind.
Will certainly be back.
Would be nice to ha e some vegan options so everyone in our party can enjoy a full beautiful meal.
Incredible food and impeccable service. The pacing of the meal was exceptional
Our dining experience at Ostra was incredible, the ambiance and the service was very good overall. The presentation of all the dishes were amazing and felt very special for each course. The food quality is amazing and portions are a good size. The oysters and salmon tartare were some of our favorites. I would rank this in the top 10 dinner experiences
of my life, just go for it!
I don't often use this term when describing food, but the word "sublime" comes to mind. From the first bite of bread to the final bit of dessert everything was exceptional. The service was attentive without being intrusive and they did an excellent job of helping us celebrate a milestone birthday.
Very disappointing salmon. Presentation was nice but I have had far better in way less expensive restaurants.
The service was outstanding. The risotto first course was delicious and one of the highlights. Excellent cocktails. Ambiance was classy and I appreciated all the details that they used (seaweed like lights, silverware that sort of had scales). I was so sad we needed to leave early and miss dessert. Can’t wait to go back!
The food was amazing just perfect. I would go every time I visit Boston.
If extremely loud music is not an issue for you then you should try this restaurant out. For us, we practically were shouting across the table. Food-wise, the paellas were not all cooked the same way. Some were drier and less tasty. Oysters need to be better shucked.
The restrooms need to be cleaner and free from clutter. There was some hair tool lying around, clothes still on the hanger. It could be that employees do use the restrooms but that does not mean that they cannot put their belongings away. It was pretty shocking for a supposedly high end restaurant.
overall excellent - good food, good service, high quality.
The food is astonishing, and the service impeccable despite could be quicker at times. Ambiance and decor great.
Could not recommend Ostra more! Always an all-around stellar experience. Cuisine: fantastic Drinks: yum Ambience: so elegant and also great background music Service: attentive, professional, kind. Brandon is an outstanding waiter, hosts are welcoming and personable, buspersons are on top of their game. Shout out to Catie for stopping by our table to check on us even though we weren’t even seated in her section 😊 Love this place!
One of the best restaurants in Boston. Outstanding service along with excellent food. Spanish octopus and snap pea salad are exceptional
Outstanding all around. Service, food, ambiance. Always a perfect date night at the bar.
Superb as always